May 1, 2019

Govt cancels no-deal Brexit ferry contracts – at a £50m cost

The Department for Transport has cancelled its no-deal Brexit ferry contracts at a £50m cost to the taxpayer.
May 1, 2019

BlackRock backs Persimmon on CEO’s £25m pay

The biggest shareholder in Persimmon has thrown its weight behind the housebuilder‎'s board ahead of a crunch shareholder meeting on Wednesday that will provide another focal point in the debate about executive pay.
May 1, 2019

Next sales lifted by ‘unusually warm’ weather

Fashion retailer Next has reported better than expected sales after "unusually warm weather" boosted its performance.
May 1, 2019

Rugby – Tupou gives voice to Pasifika anger amid Folau furore

The trial of Israel Folau is threatening to drive a wedge through the Australia rugby squad in a World Cup year, with prop Taniela Tupou saying all Pacific Islanders "might as well" be sacked for their Christian beliefs.
May 1, 2019

Ex-Worcestershire player Hepburn jailed for five years

Former Worcestershire county cricketer Alex Hepburn has been jailed for five years for raping a sleeping woman in his apartment in 2017, British media reported on Tuesday.
May 1, 2019

White men block women getting top media jobs, says former NYT editor

Former New York Times editor Jill Abramson is fascinated and worried by Rupert Murdoch
May 1, 2019

Sainsbury’s profits fall as it counts cost of failed Asda deal

Sainsbury's has reported a 41.6% fall in pre-tax profits to £239m as it counted the cost of restructuring and its failed merger with Asda.
May 1, 2019

‘Attack dog’ Trioli vows to retain Faine’s hard-news bent

"It is an agenda-setting news program," says the incoming host of ABC Melbourne's morning show. "That’s never going to change."
May 1, 2019

Baz Luhrmann heading home to Australia for Elvis movie

The director of such hits as Strictly Ballroom and Moulin Rouge! is shooting a biopic of The King in Queensland.
May 1, 2019

Chelsea’s Rudiger out for season after knee surgery

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing knee surgery for an injury sustained in Sunday's 1-1 Premier League draw at Manchester United, the London club said.
May 1, 2019

Villa’s El Ghazi has red card rescinded, Leeds’ Bamford charged

Aston Villa forward Anwar El Ghazi's red card in Sunday's 1-1 Championship draw with Leeds United has been overturned while Leeds striker Patrick Bamford has been charged with deceiving the referee, the English Football Association (FA) said.
May 1, 2019

Foot warning: Dr Christian Jessen reveals sign that could signal serious health condition

FOOT problems can range from ingrown toenails to bunions, but the feet can also sometimes display symptoms of more serious health conditions linked to other parts of the body. TV doctor Dr Christian Jessen revealed the sign in the feet associated with ...